Press Releases


XR Chelmsford aims to mobilize at least 1000 people to join 100,000 others at the Parliament on the 21st of April to voice their dissent on the climate crisis and government inaction.  There is a threshold of numbers, human energy, above which people’s power can neither be ignored nor stopped.  On the 4th of November […]


The conditions are ripe for change. Climate concern has reached record highs, support for nonviolent civil resistance is growing fast, and governments still aren’t acting. The Climate crisis is happening NOW. There are immense gaps in the political promises and actions. We’ve got a plan; it’s called Project 3.5 No government has withstood the challenge of 3.5% […]

We Want To Live – XRC Kicks Off Weekend Of Action Extinction Rebellion Chelmsford stages peaceful action in City Centre with poignant display of children’s clothing (photos below) Series of local actions taking place this weekend ahead of national XR protests starting on 1st September Extinction Rebellion is demanding that politicians pass the CEE Bill to urgently tackle the Climate Crisis Extinction Rebellion Chelmsford this […]

BBC Radio Essex interview

#ExtinctionRebellion member Sophia Cheng, who herself has been arrested in London, has told @BenFryer & @sonwatson she’s sorry to see footage this morning of activists on top of tube trains ▶️ — BBC Essex (@BBCEssex) October 17, 2019 For the full interview listen here: Starts at 2 hours and 6 minutes:

XR Chelmsford group show up in force for the International Rebellion: 5 have been arrested

11th October 2019 We need to raise awareness to those in positions of power about the breadth of the ecological collapse and the urgency with which they must respond. Local activists have taken time off work to participate in mass mobilisation at the back of Downing Street and 5 have been arrested Five local […]

BBC Essex: Essex County Council to launch million-pound tree project

International Rebellion – The Beginning

International Rebellion has commenced on 7th October in more than 60 cities worldwide to protest the world leaders’ inaction towards climate change. London started the rebellion with an opening ceremony in Marble Arch on Sunday evening, featuring meditation and singing. A group of XRC members headed up to London on the train on Sunday to be […]

Press Coverage from Climate Strike

People in Essex are taking part in worldwide demonstrations calling for more action on climate change. This protest in Chelmsford saw around 500 people attend. #Essex #HeartNews — Heart News East (@HeartNewsEast) September 20, 2019

Global Climate Strike

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, 1.4 million kids around the world walked out of the school in May and asked for adults to join them on 20th September which is shaping up to be the biggest day of climate action in the planet’s history: everyone from big trade unions to a thousand workers at the Amazon headquarters, […]

Press Coverage from Procession for the Planet

Below you can find press coverage of our Procession for the Planet event.

Procession for the Planet

Amazon is burning, Arctic is melting and precipitous fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014!! Wondering what you can do? We all can fight these climate atrocities by coming together, standing up against the global inactive political system. Join the rebel movement at the heart of Chelmsford on 14th of September to tell the truth out loud about climate […]

Extinction Rebellion Chelmsford Meets Vicky Ford

9th September 2019 We need to raise awareness to those in positions of power about the breadth of the ecological collapse and the urgency with which they must respond. We are taking the truth about the climate and ecological crisis to the House of Commons. We need our MPs to understand the extent of […]

Time Is Now Tour

The Time Is Now tour is part of Extinction Rebellion (XR) UK’s working group national tour to reach as many people across the country ahead of the Autumn Rebellion starting October 7th. WHY? THE TIME IS NOW to act on climate change by politicians, corporations, organizations and individuals. Climate change is moving faster than we […]

Extinction Rebellion Chelmsford Demands Media Report The Full Flyover Story

26th July 2019 Hashtags: #FullFlyoverStory #ClimateBreakdown  We need to raise the alarm at irresponsible Flyover reporting Extreme heat has forced closure on this major route into the city for the 2nd year – media have failed to highlight the link between this and the impacts of human-induced climate change XR Chelmsford invite journalists to […]